5 Most influential people of space

1. Elon Musk

The billionaire tycoon who has taken the private launch sector by storm with his reusable falcon 9 rocket, Dragon capsule and the soon to be launched this year Falcon heavy. Elon has great plans for mars and showed off his Interplanetary Transport System (ITS) in mexico last year.

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2. Neil deGrasse Tyson

The director of the Hayden Planetarium and TV icon. Neil is helping the public get interested in science with his enthusiastic and passionate talks as well as been the host of the new revised COSMOS TV show and StarTalk radio.

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3. Carolyn Porco

Carolyn leads the team responsible for imaging on the NASA Cassini spacecraft which orbits Saturn. The images are no less beautiful and we thank Carolyn for these.

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4. Jill Tarter

Multi award winning Astronomer Jill has been spending a large part of her life searching for extraterrestrial life by means of listening for signals in space. She is the former director of the center for SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence).

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5. Jeff Bezos

Another billionaire Jeff Bezos the founder of Amazon. He’s the new kid on the block with the Blue Origin spaceflight company who is testing his new reusable rockets and capsules we look forward to the future Jeff.

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